Other Ministries


United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) is a short-term mission sending agency of the United Methodist Church who aid Christians in mission service both at home and abroad. MB partners with UMVIM teams. In 2014, MB coordinated and supervised the work of a VIM team from Franklin District, which replaced the roofs of 2 New Castle homes, as well as completed minor repairs on 9 other homes.


The Western Pennsylvania (WPA) Conference of The United Methodist Church (UMC) serves as a connection between the worldwide UMC and the local churches in the WPA region. MB is an official agency of the WPA Conference, MB coordinates UMCOR kit collection and disaster response with the conference. Occasionally, grants for specific projects at MB are awarded by the WPA Conference as well.